“New leadership perspective – delivering success in a disrupted & dynamic world”

“Chris came highly recommended to us as a speaker on leadership, a critical issue for retailers in this period of unprecedented change. He more than delivered on this by fully engaging with our delegates. His closing keynote was outstanding in pulling together all the strands from the Congress and setting out clearly some takeaway points that were extremely relevant, thought-provoking and helpful to all of the retail leaders in the audience.”

Ian McGarrigle

Chairman, World Retail Congress – 600 top retail leaders Rome.


How Chris’ new perspective will help you meet your organisation and event needs

When organisations want a speaker its normally to deliver one of 3 actions – align & motivate everyone to deliver this years objectives, focus effort onto an area needing specific attention, eg customer service, or build new
world. Add to that now dealing with Covid impacts. The video to right sets out Chris 2022 Keynote topics.

Chris’ unique step by step system, Firm Foundation, Get the Best, Focus onto target, gives a fresh new simple, clear and empowering view on leadership. After the keynote everyone will have 1 action to implement immediately to start the journey. C suite can then easily co-ordinate these to focus organisational impact.

From delivering a new strategy, boosting employee performance and improving customer service to finding cost reductions, managing risk and defusing your Covid People Timebomb, Chris new approach has delivered all of these. Chris gives your people the clarity, energy and tools you focus their efforts so your event is not only successful but it then leads to real action.

Here are the Areas for Action one of which will cover your needs and where Chris focus action for impact for your audience to get done what needs to be done :

1. Action to achieve next year’s critical objectives & strategy

Challenge: To focus everyone on next years key deliverables and how to ensure they are achieved.

Keynote Transformation: Interweaving and clarity on forthcoming strategic deliverables with inspiring an new view on individual leadership improvement and a 3 step action plan to implement immediately at personal, team and organisational level aligned to CEOs plan.

Case Study: BD Pharmaceutical System – 120 top global leaders conference, Madrid

US-based BD Group employs 70,000 staff in 50 countries focused on healthcare. Pharmaceutical Systems develops drug delivery systems and was a market leader, but for Peter Nolan the CEO this was not enough. He wanted to go up another gear to beat the competition. Chris was asked to give the top 120 leaders the mindset and actions to start that.

2. Action to focus impact on specific area – eg improving leadership, financial performance, customer focus, communications and even risk management

Challenge: To target action on a specific area identified as key to future success.

Keynote transformation: Interweave need for specific action in area, a new perspective on leadership which inspires improving impact on that area and a 3 step action plan to implement immediately aligned to CEOs strategy.

Case Study: Dematic – 150 top global leaders strategy day, Vienna

US-based Dematic is the 2nd largest logistics handling systems supplier with 6000 staff and $3.2bn turnover. To power additional growth, the CEO wanted the leadership team to be able to engage and empower all employees. Chris was asked to deliver a keynote to the top 150 leaders showing them what they could do just with 3 simple steps via “Servant Leadership”. Individual plans followed up post event.

3. Action to build a new world – transformation & change : restructure, merger, acquisition, new business or going up a gear post Covid

Challenge: To initiate and deliver a significant transformation in the organisation that many people may find very challenging if not frightening.

Keynote transformation: To show that aligned energy from his new approach to leadership everyone will make the new world a reality and enable everyone to build their 3 step action plan to start the journey.

Case Study: Knauf Insulation – top 150 global leaders conference, Vienna

Headquartered in US, Knauf is one of the worlds largest building products suppliers, with 250 plants in 80 countries, Indiana to Malaysia. But Knauf wanted to do more than just make the products, they wanted to get deeper into the value chain with design and fitting. But this needed more entrepreneurial leaders so they asked Chris to help via double keynote – revelation followed by detailed 3 step immediate action plans.

4. Action for impact with diverse audiences – multi organisational events

Challenge: Some events aren’t for one organisation where its easy to match ideas for action to specific organisational needs. With an
audience of over 1000 from 400+ different organisations how can everyone get relevant inspiration for action appropriate to them and so
make the event successful.

Keynote Transformation: Chris new vision on leadership reveals the power each individual has in their own experience and how they can apply that to the situation
they are in, it enables everyone to create their own 3 step action plan that matches their specific organisation’s needs.

Case Study: Global DIY conference – 1000 delegates

About 1000 delegates from around the world attended the DIY Congress in Stockholm from a wide range of organisations – global powerhouses, eg Bosch, Bunnings, Gardena, those going global, Gorilla Glue to small entrepreneurs. Every person left with an immediate action written down they had shared with colleagues.

“Transformational leadership for future success”

“The webkeynote was incredibly well received by everyone. Several senior managers contacted me immediately after and have pledged to action their learning. Chris was clear, crisp with a superb flow throughout the session. Overall I am grateful for the wonderful session and so is the rest of Tata Communications.”

Sandhan Chowdury

VP Executive Development, Tata Communications, webkeynote : “Transformational leadership for success” – 140 business leaders across the globe.

a successful event

Chris’ unique insights can make your event and transformation successful

As a leader in military, business and Government, Visiting Professor of Transformational Leadership, 9 times HR Most Influential Thinker and neuroscience accredited executive coach, Chris’ a new visionary approach to leadership – clear, simple, self-empowering. His interactive keynotes are tailored to your specific needs interweaving those with his insights, hard data, success stories and neuroscience to deliver a clear call to action and return on investment for individuals, teams and via C suite the wider organisation. He also weaves through his events insights for success from the top leaders on his highly successful podcast series : www.perspectivesfromthetop.com.

This then creates “one organisation” focused on common purpose and action to get done what needs to be done.

214 impactful keynotes in 28 countries to 186 organisations

“How to get 10% on bottom line for free”

“Chris delivered a great keynote to leading CEOs and Finance Directors that engaged and challenged their thinking. He presented a powerful business case backed up with proven data and followed up with practical ideas for action that deliver return on investment, critical for credibility with this audience. The feedback was excellent and we hope to work with Chris again in the future.”

Mark Craddock

Partner, Eton Bridge – “How to get 10% on bottom line for free!”


  • 21,287 leaders inspired to take action
  • Delivered 214 impactful keynotes
     28 countries to 186 organisations
  • Podcasts listened to by 48,752 people
  • Over 350 TV interviews, including BBC, CNN and CNBC; giving insight on business and leadership issues

“Entrepreneurial leadership – inspiring people, engaging customers, delivering success”

“Chris in a very simple and straightforward way explained to us why this makes sense and is simple. Chris translates this in a very engaging way and from my own role Chris has given me a few things to consider, I’m going away thinking I am going to have to up my game. Very valuable morning. Thanks”

Declan Ronayne

CEO Woodies DIY Chain – annual leadership conference

Why Book Chris


Inspiring people to be the best

Leaders are often frustrated by problems that hinder smooth delivery and real success. Using his visionary new approach to leadership Chris shows how they have the potential within themselves by using his explosive leadership system to unleash their full success.


Best of leading edge thinking

Chris unique systematic new leadership approach combines 30 years of business, military and Government leadership with case studies, psychology, neuroscience, branding and other areas into a catalyst to enable success.


Tailored precisely to your needs

Chris will offer a pre booking call to discuss your objectives, challenges, visions, values and key messages so his keynote truly resonates and integrates seamlessly with your whole event, providing relevant testimonials and video clips. He will always respond to you in under 24 hours.


It works

Over 30 years Chris approach to enabling leadership and organisational success has worked in organisations small and large, across sectors and cultures and in now featured in a Harvard case study. 


Going the extra mile

Having run events and engaged top speakers in corporate roles Chris knows the challenges you face. He is dedicated to your success; he’ll support you with planning, he’ll always arrive 24 hours before speaking and he won’t leave until he’s spent as much time with your audience as you want.

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Immediate action & impact

The only measure of success for Chris is that the audience leaves inspired with an action to take immediately to start their journey to success….. and do it.

“Integrity driven leadership in dynamic high pressure environments”

“Chris, I enjoyed an incredibly inspiring and rewarding ‘leading with integrity’ Masterclass with you at the UK Defence Academy, which I continue to use as inspiration for leading my own high performing teams at sea. As it happens, tomorrow I am using it as inspiration to conduct a workshop with a group of about 10 officers and senior NCOs. We are deployed on operations on the other side of the world in the Asia Pacific on a 10 month deployment, far from home and on strategic tasking – leading and inspiring people could not be more important.”

Commander Mark Evans

HMS Albion, Royal Navy flagship on operations in Asia.

Keynote feedback

Middle East HRD/CEO Conference
Yale Club Client event New York
Global Investment Managers group

“Simple actions for strategic leadership success ”

“Chris brings simplicity to complex challenges that gives clarity and confidence to C suite leaders enabling them to take action to create a forward thinking organisation. His vast experience is important as this audience has done their MBAs, been to numerous conferences and seen all the models so Chris innovative and engaging approach is perfect.”

Kevin Empey

Director – Strategic Leaders Programme Masterclass – Irish Management Institute – 25 CEOs & Directors

Organisations helped by Chris


Chat to Chris today to discuss your event & organisations needs…

Chris’ keynote speaking will really hit the spot for your audience to deliver impact; inspirational, aligned to your critical objectives giving everyone an immediate action plan.

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